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Iran's Information

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Land Area 1,531,595 km2
Water Area 116,600 km2
Total Area 1,648,195km2 (#17)
Population 82,801,633 (#16)
Population Density 54.06/km2
Government Type Theocratic Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,460.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,100
Currency Rial (IRR)
More Information Iran
Largest Cities

See Also


  • Bio - Cyrus the Great (Founder of the Persian Empire)
  • Caspian Sea
  • Central Bank
  • Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Mines
  • City of Damghan
  • City of Isfahan
  • City of Tehran
  • Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Country Study
  • Historical Timeline
  • Iran Chamber Society
  • Iran-Iraq War (1980 - 1988)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Persian Gulf
  • Persian Language
  • Statistical Centre of Iran
  • Strait of Hormuz
  • Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei
  • UNESCO Sites

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    This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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